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HARARE City coach Mark Mathe has warned his boys that they need to improve if they are to come away with a positive result from Zvishavane were they travel tomorrow to face champions FC Platinum at Mandava Stadium. ...

Forgotten Brendan Rodgers, who signed Kundai Benyu, would consider a permanent move away from Celtic after making an impact during his loan spell at Henrik Larsson’s Helsingborgs. ...

TELONE technical manager Joel Luphahla is worried that his side risks an early return to the unfashionable Division One league, as results continue to elude them. ...

THREE wins and three draws in their last six matches attest Dynamos’ resurgence. From a fragile squad that looked like relegation material at the start of the season, the Harare giants suddenly looks like the Dynamos of old. ...

Khama Billiat’s absence from Kaizer Chiefs’ opening two Absa Premiership matches has served to fuel the off-season rumours that the Zimbabwean is on his way out of the club. ...

WITH the possibility of reaching the Caf Confederations Cup first round almost certain following a 5-0 demolition of a visiting Burundi side Rukinzo at Barbourfields Stadium in the competition’s preliminary round first leg at the weekend, Triangle will now shift focus to the local scene where they travel to Ngezi Platinum tomorrow. ...

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TRIANGLE coach Taurai Mangwiro says they will give Burundian side Rukinzo the respect they deserve as the Zimbabwean side venture into their maiden appearance in the Caf Confederation Cup when the two sides clash in the preliminary round first leg of the competition at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. ...

ZIMBABWE rowers Patrick and Rory Plunket continue to strike the right cords on the international stage, after beating USA and Netherlands in their hard fought race to book a place for World Rowing championship semi-finals. ...

FC PLATINUM team yesterday had to endure a 315km trip by bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre, which took them about 4hrs 30 minutes, after the plane that was supposed to carry them for their Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League preliminary match against Kalisto Pasuwa’s Nyasa Big Bullets this afternoon, had developed a technical faulty. ...

Highlanders face a tough test when they take on Black Rhinos, who have their eyes firmly fixated on the main prize of the 2019 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season. ...

We wish to correct a wrong report that appeared on the back page of our Friday edition of the NewsDay titled SRC repent over ZC, where we quoted a letter that was supposedly written by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) chairman, Gerald Mlotshwa, to Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani. ...

FC PLATINUM returning midfielder Rodwell Chinyengetere delights at his return to the club and is determined to guide the team to meet their target of defending the league title as well as reaching the group stages of the Caf Champions League. ...

HIGHLANDERS’ coach Mandla Mpofu fears Prince Dube, Nqobizitha Masuku and Peter Muduhwa could be affected by fatigue as they face their third game in seven days when Bosso take on high-riding Black Rhinos in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields (BF) Stadium tomorrow. ...

ZIFA Northern Region Division One football chairperson Willard Manyengavana, who died on Monday morning, was given a grand send-off that befitted his profile and contribution to football in the country, as he was laid to rest at Glen Forest cemetery in Harare yesterday. ...

FORMER Young Warriors and senior national team midfielder Methembe Ndlovu could bounce back into the Warriors technical team set-up as one of the assistant coaches if the recommendations by the Zifa technical development committee are endorsed. ...

FORMER Young Warriors and senior national team midfielder Methembe Ndlovu could bounce back into the Warriors technical team set-up as one of the assistant coaches if the recommendations by the Zifa technical development committee are endorsed. ...

FORMER Young Warriors and senior national team midfielder Methembe Ndlovu could bounce back into the Warriors technical team set-up as one of the assistant coaches if the recommendations by the Zifa technical development committee are endorsed. ...

SABLES coach Brendan Dawson says his charges will continue to work hard to keep improving despite taking their winning streak in the ongoing Victoria Cup to three matches and making significant strides on the latest world rankings released by World Rugby on Monday. ...

Five triathletes will represent Zimbabwe at this year’s edition of the Africa Games to be held in Rabat, Morocco next month. ...

Experienced former Macedonia gaffer Janevski Cedomir, who has also coached top clubs in Europe, has registered his interest in the vacant Warriors coaching job after submitting his credentials to Zifa for consideration. ...

Aston Villa coach Dean Smith has revealed that his club tracked Warriors midfielder Marvelous Nakamba for a long time before they eventually signed him in a deal believed to be over £10 million last week. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Mandla Mpofu is hoping that Prince Dube can take his form from the international level to club action when Bosso host Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) tie at Barbourfields Stadium (BF) this afternoon. ...

FC PLATINUM coach Norman Mapeza has returned to work, and will lead the Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions when they travel to Malawi this week for the Caf Champions League preliminary round first leg match against Kalisto Pasuwa’s Nyasa Big Bullets. ...

The impasse between the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) board and the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board, had been resolved following a meeting between the two parties on Friday, NewsDay Sport has been told. ...

Zimbabwe’s football family is mourning the loss of Zifa Northern Region Division One league chairman Willard Manyengavana, who died after collapsing during a gym work out yesterday morning. ...

Former Manica Diamonds coach Luke Masomere, who was sacked on Sunday, has claimed that the club is struggling financially and it failed to back him on the transfer market to achieve the set targets. ...

Zimbabwe sealed their place in the semifinals of the 2019 Cosafa Women’s Championship with a comprehensive 7-0 drubbing of Eswatini at the Wolfson Stadium yesterday. ...